WATCH WHAT HAPPENS: Out TV personalities and longtime friends CNN anchor Anderson Cooper and Bravo talk-show host Andy Cohen team up for an intimate evening titled “Deep Talk and Shallow Tales,” which includes a live Q&A, 8 p.m. April 9 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music, 250 S. Broad St. For more information or tickets, call 215-790-5847.Arts & Literature
1776: The Musical
The Media Music Theatre Company presents the historical musical comedy set when our country was on the brink of declaring independence April 13-May 22, 104 E. State St., Media; 610-891-0100.
Allowed to Love
Muse Gallery presents an exhibition by Philadelphia artist Carolyn Cohen featuring a series of portraits of activists, artists and others within the LGBTQ community through April 30, 52 N. Second St.; 215-627-5310.
Always … Patsy Cline
Walnut Street Theatre presents the stories of laughter and heartache that brought together a housewife and a legendary country singer through July 3 at Independence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.
An American in Paris
The Philadelphia Orchestra performs April 8-10 at Kimmel’s Verizon Hall, 260 S. Broad St.; 215-790-5847.
Breaking Ground: Printmaking in the U.S., 1940–60
Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition exploring the variety of ways in which artists in the 1940s and ’50s pushed the boundaries of printmaking through July 24, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.
Freckleface Strawberry: The Musical
The musical based on the children’s book about a young girl learning to love the skin she’s in, through April 16 at Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.
Holly Trostle Brigham: Sisters and Goddesses
The Michener Art Museum hosts an exhibition of works by Philadelphia-based artist Trostle Brigham featuring seven self-portraits in which she takes the guise of artists of the past through May 26, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-340-9800.
Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition chronicling pop art’s emergence as a global movement, migrating from the United Kingdom and the United States to Western and Eastern Europe, Latin America and Japan, through May 16, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.
The comedian from “Saturday Night Live” performs April 14-16 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.
Look Closer: The Work of Michael Newman and Stuart Alter
The William Way LGBT Community Center presents a special exhibition of abstract paintings through April 29, 1315 Spruce St.; 215-732-2220.
The comedian performs through April 9 at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St.; 215-496-9001.
Neil Simon’s Rumors
Bristol Riverside Theatre presents the classic farce through April 17, 120 Radcliffe St., Bristol; 215-313-1575.
Philadelphia in Style: A Century of Fashion
The Michener Art Museum hosts a display of approximately 30 dressed forms and additional accessories spanning a century of high fashion through June 26, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-340-9800.
Plays of/for a Respirateur
Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an installation by Joseph Kosuth that includes a selection of his work along with a group of seminal works by Marcel Duchamp through the fall, 26th Street and the Parkway; 215-763-8100.
Peter and the Starcatcher
Walnut Street Theatre presents the grown-up’s prequel to “Peter Pan” through May 1, 825 Walnut St.; 215-574-3550.
The comedian performs 8 p.m. April 8 at The Rrazz Room at the Prince Theater, 1412 Chestnut St.; 215-442-4580.
‘$HOTS’ FIRED!: Puscifer, the experimental alternative/art-rock group fronted by Tool and A Perfect Circle frontman Maynard James Keenan, brings its tour in support of its latest album, “Money $hot,” to the area 8 p.m. April 15 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J. For more information or tickets, call 609-317-1000.
The rock band performs 8:30 p.m. April 8 at the Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St.; 215-627-1332.
The Smashing Pumpkins and Liz Phair
The alt-rock stars perform 8 p.m. April 8 at Tower Theatre, 19 S. 69th St., Upper Darby; 610-352-2887.
The legendary rock guitarist performs 8 p.m. April 9 at Tower Theatre, 19 S. 69th St., Upper Darby; 610-352-2887.
They Might Be Giants
The band performs 8 p.m. April 10 at TLA, 334 South St.; 215-922-1011.
A Tribute to The Beatles in Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Revolver
Local performers celebrate the Beatles’ classic album 7:30 p.m. April 15 at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.
Lydia Kuntmoore hosts a drag show 9 p.m.-2 a.m. April 8 at Tabu, 200 S. 12th St.; 215-964-9675.
The Kinsey Sicks
The drag-a-pella group performs 8 p.m. April 9 at The Rrazz Room at the Prince Theater, 1412 Chestnut St.; 215-442-4580.
Stark Naked: A Burlesque Tribute to Game of Thrones
The fantasy-themed burlesque show, 9 p.m. April 9 at the Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St.; 215-922-6888.
Paige Turner: Confessions Of An Unnatural Blonde
New York’s comedy queen comes to town 8 p.m. April 15 at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735.
The Kinsey Sicks: Electile Dysfunction
The drag-a-pella group performs 7:30 p.m. April 8 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.
Miss Hope Springs
London’s queen of cabaret makes her first visit to the U.S. 7:30 p.m. April 15 at The Rrazz Room, 385 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 888-596-1027.
The comedian from “Mad TV” performs 9 p.m. April 15 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa Music Box, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.; 609-317-1000.
Stop Making Sense
The Talking Heads concert film is screened 9:45 p.m. April 15 at The Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-917-1228.